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CCRL California Center for Regional Leadership
Connecting California's Regions to the State and Each Other

200 Pine St., Ste. 400
San Francisco, CA 94104
Phone (415) 445-8975
Fax (415) 445-8974

The California Regional Network

Inland Empire Economic Partnership Foundation


Inland Empire Economic Partnership FoundationIEEPF is a sister organization to the Inland Empire Economic Partnership (IEEP). The Foundation was established with a mission to create a better quality of life for Inland Empire residents. The Foundation focuses on education, planning and information dissemination.

Inland Empire Sustainable Communities program is dedicated to maintaining its forward momentum, which has resulted in addressing regional challenges, conducting collaborative visioning and engaging community action.

Region Served: Riverside and San Bernardino Counties

Population: 3,400,000 including San Bernardino County, which is the largest geographical county in the contiguous United States of America

Size of Region: 27,000 square miles

Strategic Partners: Community Partners-IEEP Members, Regional Stewards-CRI Members

Established: Formed in 1986, Merged in 1993


The IEEPF is also working in conjunction with a number of regional corporations, the counties of Riverside and San Bernardino, and cities within the Inland Empire to develop and implement a vision for the region.

As one of the leading community organizations in the region, the IEEPF is helping create the Inland Empire of the future by acknowledging the interdependence between the Economy, Equity, and Environment, and the importance of balancing each by utilizing collaborative thinking and problem solving.

Currently, IEEPF is working in a collaborative nature to create an Inland Empire Community Indicators Report. When completed, the community indicators project will provide the Inland Empire with a reliable source of objective information about the region's economy, environment, and quality of life, and serve as a catalyst to improve the overall region. In turn, these community indicators will further enhance policy and investment decisions, mobilize advocates for action, and improve accountability.